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Report lists agents and exposures that may lead to cancer

IARC listing prioritizes substances for evaluating carcinogenic risks

An advisory group to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has published a report recommending and prioritizing chemicals, complex mixtures, occupational exposures, physical agents, biological agents, and lifestyle factors for IARC Monographs during 2015-2019. 142 more words

Toxic Chemicals

The Influence of Risk Perception on Biosafety Level-2 Laboratory Workers’ Hand-To-Face Contact Behaviors

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Volume 11, Issue 9, 2014; DOI: 10.1080/15459624.2014.887206

Pathogen transmission in the laboratory is thought to occur primarily through inhalation of infectious aerosols or by direct contact with mucous membranes on the face. 292 more words

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Alarm over biosafety blunders

Science 18 July 2014: Vol. 345 no. 6194 pp. 247-248
DOI: 10.1126/science.345.6194.247

Tom Frieden, head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), held an alarming press conference on 11 July, describing lab mistakes with three deadly pathogens and vowing to “do everything in my power to make sure that nothing like this happens again.” In separate incidents at CDC in Atlanta, a dangerous influenza virus unwittingly contaminated a sample of a benign one, and a supposedly inactivated batch of anthrax bacteria turned out to be alive. 111 more words

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Qatar 2022: Three Rana Plazas in Slow Motion?

Originally published by the Institute for Human Rights and Business 

14 July 2014 | by Roel Nieuwenkamp and John Ruggie

The government of Qatar has reported a death toll of nearly 1,000 migrant workers recruited to build stadiums for the upcoming tournament. 874 more words

Responsible Business Conduct

Occupational Health and Safety Program

The concept for OHS Policy has emerged as offering certain health and safety measures in particular divisions and work milieu. The implementation of these health and safety measures has already diminished the number of injuries and confrontation that occurs frequently in a specific workplace. 257 more words

Occupational Health And Safety

Employment Contract – Employment Tool Kits

The job market is currently recovering from Recession period. Here are lots of people who consider job hunting quite a pleasurable task to perform, however, people love to accept that job that are pertinent with your job prerequisites and demands. 278 more words

Occupational Health And Safety

Occupational Health and Safety - The Facts & Updates

Occupational Health and Safety Background Information:

All the work places under the inspectional jurisdiction of the WCB are legally required to meet with the OHS Regulations… 1,114 more words

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